Return assistance bonus "Plus 1000€" for voluntary return

Are you obliged to leave Austria or have you applied for asylum (application before 01.11.2021) and would like to return to your home country voluntarily? In this case you can now receive a “Plus 1000 €” return assistance bonus (or 2000 € for families).

Who does the bonus apply to?

  • Basically to all nationalities, with the exception of citizens from the Western Balkans, visa-exempt countries, EU member states, EEA countries as well as criminals
  • To all foreigners wishing to leave the country (foreigners in ongoing asylum or foreign legal proceedings, illegally resident foreigners, legally resident foreigners).

Contact your return counselling center now. 

There is no legal entitlement to this return assistance.  Please find more information below.